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Bee pollination in agricultural ecosystems

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  • Creator edited by Rosalind R. James and Theresa L. Pitts-Singer
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 232 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780195316957, 0195316959
  • OCLC ocn180190774

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Bees in nature and on the farm / Theresa L. Pitts-Singer and Rosalind R. James -- Crop pollination services from wild bees / Claire Kremen -- Crop pollination in greenhouses / José M. Guerra-Sanz -- Pollinating-bees crucial to farming wildflower seed for U.S. habitat restoration / James H. Cane -- Honey bees, bumble bees, and biocontrol: new alliances between old friends / Peter G. Kevan ... [et al.] -- Life cycle ecophysiology of osmia mason bees used as crop pollinators / Jordi Bosch, Fabio Sgolastra, and William P. Kemp -- Past and present management of alfalfa bees / Theresa L. Pitts-Singer -- The problem of disease when domesticating bees / Rosalind R. James -- Environmental impact of exotic bees introduced for crop pollination / Carlos H. Vergara -- Invasive exotic plant-bee interactions / Karen Goodell -- Estimating the potential for bee-mediated gene flow in genetically modified crops / James E. Cresswell -- Genetically modified crops: effects on bees and pollination / Lora A. Morandin -- The future of agricultural pollination / Rosalind R. James and Theresa L. Pitts-Singer

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